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Jerry Renault Chocolate War
1,435 wordsJerry Renault in The Chocolate War appears to be going with the flow trying out for football, checking out girls but his inner character drives him to differ. He fights to grasp his feelings and lacks self-confidence when he needs it most. As Jerry begins to unearth his inner-self, other obstacles and ideas dealing with certain emotions arise. As he progresses and reaches a level of comprehension, he grows closer to his goal sense of self-rule. Jerry seems to be a typical freshman, in a period o...
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Is It A Chocolate Sale Or War
1,389 wordsChocolate "sale" or... chocolate "war"? Although you describe this novel as being mainly based on simply the chocolate sale, the correct answer is more like the war of the chocolate sale. Already from the opening page of this exclusive book, where quarterback Jerry Renault is clobbered by a relentless defense, The Chocolate War is relentless in its portrayal of the vicious, sometimes violent world of high school. Through Jerry Renault, Robert Cormier who is the author of this book, thrusts us in...
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The Theme Of Power In Book Chocolate War
823 wordsPower good or bad? The book Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier, had many forms of power. The Vigils possessed power over Jerry, Goober, Brother Leon, the chocolate sale, and the school. This power that they possessed was used to manipulate the people and things for the further meant of the Vigils organization. Is it possible to ruin someones freshman year with on small thing, or in Jerry's case one small assignment? Jerry was told to rebel against the school. He was told to not except the chocolat...
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The Chocolate War By Robert Cormier Black Box
707 wordsThe Chocolate War By Robert Cormier (The Black Box) The Chocolate War exposes a web of unsentimental power and control which, exerts bullying. This war was instrumented by both the adults and the students at a Catholic High School. The focus of this paper will surround the Black Box that controls Archie Costello, the Leader of a Mafia-like club (the Vigil) that has not only influence on students with its psychological tactics but the staff as well. I will discuss the effect this box has on Jerry...
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Robert Cormier The Chocolate War
812 wordsRobert Cormier's the Chocolate War In my essay I will reflect on Robert Cormier's the Chocolate War. This book is focused on the problem of unrestricted power of authority that can rule over and swallow people. The main idea of the novel is shown in the destiny of the main character. Jerry Renault tried to fight the authority of the mafia in his school. In this way he dared to disturb the universe and embodied the opposition of a morally strong and independently thinking personality to miserable...
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Caged Bird Sings Red Riding Hood
1,467 wordsCensorship in School Libraries The most debatable and controversial form of censorship today is the banning of books in school libraries. Banning books that educate students is wrong and selfish. Censorship of books in school libraries is neither uncommon nor an issue of the past. Books with artistic and cultural worth are still challenged constantly by those who want to control what others read. The roots of bigotry and illiteracy that fuel efforts to censor books and free expression are unacce...
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Third Person Omniscient Story Takes Place
957 wordsRobert Cormier wrote The Chocolate War. The copyright of the book is 1974. 2. In the exposition of The Chocolate War, Jerry Renault, the freshman quarterback, was receiving constant blows from opposing players. Jerry was trying to get the ball to his receiver, the Goober, but not having any luck. In The Chocolate War, the rising action was the majority of the story. At Trinity High School, the school that Jerry attends, there is a group of elite students called the Vigils. The Vigils give out as...
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Jerry Renault Brother Leon
1,417 words" Do I dare disturb the universe" (172). With these words Robert Cormier clearly shows his purpose for writing The Chocolate War. He writes it to give insight into the consequences of standing up for what you believe in. Through his portrayal of characters, and plot, Robert Cormier achieves his purpose. Cormier shows what happens to Jerry Renault and his protagonist Archie Costello. Through The Chocolate War Robert Cormier clearly shows his feelings towards conformity and the abuse of ...
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1,504 wordsJerry Renault in The Chocolate War appears to be? going with the flow? ? trying out for football, checking out girls? but his inner character drives him to differ. He fights to grasp his feelings and lacks self-confidence when he needs it most. As Jerry begins to unearth his inner-self, other obstacles and ideas dealing with certain emotions arise. As he progresses and reaches a level of comprehension, he grows closer to his goal? a sense of self-rule. Jerry seems to be a typical freshman, in a ...
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Make Him Feel Sell The Chocolates
1,654 wordsThe Chocolate War The Chocolate War is a book written by Robert Cormier. It is about a teenaged boy named Jerry and his life as an individual at an all boys catholic school called Trinity. Every year the school sells chocolates to raise money. Every student is meant to sell fifty boxes, and they all do, except for Jerry. Jerry was forced not to sell the chocolates for 10 days by the Vigils, a school gang. At first that? s what he planned to do, but as the 10 days went on, Jerry started to feel c...
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Jerry Renault Brother Leon
684 wordsThe Chocolate War Robert Cormier New York: Dell Publishing, September 1986. 1 st Edition. pp. 191. Park. The Chocolate Wars Plot is centered around a boy named Jerry Renault, who is a freshman that attends Trinity Highschool. At Trinity High the young men are asked to sell boxes of chocolate as an annual fund raiser. No body has ever refused to sell the candy bars until Jerry Renault appeared. Throughout the years at Trinity, the students were asked to sell twenty-five boxes of chocolate at the ...
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Jerry Brother Leon
544 wordsThe Chocolate War Why would a person decide to betray the beliefs they had fought so hard for? In Robert Cormier's novel The Chocolate War, the character of Jerry Renault changes drastically from a rebel to a follower in the end. The school gang known as the vigils and his moral beliefs motivates Jerry? s actions. He feels he must take a stand against evil. Jerry can be considered a hero because of his beliefs. In the end however he gives in to the things he fought against and becomes a follower...
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Julius Caesar Caesars Funeral
1,386 wordsLeaders Among Us The death of a tyrannical emperor and the refusal of a teenager to sell chocolates are two very different story lines. Yet the leaders in both stories use the same techniques and act similarly. The followers also are also depicted in similar manners in the ways they respond to being led. The leaders also used the same methods in gaining and maintaining their power through manipulation and fear. In these two pieces of literature, The Chocolate War, and Julius Caesar, the leaders ...
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Recommend This Book Sell The Chocolates
511 wordsThe Chocolate War The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier is a realistic fiction book about one boy? s struggles to fight for what is right in a school ruled by a group of sharp-witted, clever individuals. This group, known as the Vigils, play the largest role in the story. True, they? re not exactly the people you want to be rooting for in the end, but they keep the story interesting. Because of this group, the story never turns out how you think it will or how you want it to. Which is why I would ...
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Robert Cormier Chocolate War
227 wordsRobert Robert Cormier Robert Cormier Robert Cormier was born on January 17, 1925, in Leominster, Massachusetts and has lived there for most of his life. He is the second of eight children in his family. When he was in elementary school his seventh-grade teacher read one of his poems and told him that it was very good and he could be a writer. When he was in college one of his teachers liked one of his stories so much that she submitted it to a magazine and that was his first ever published work ...
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